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May 2019

RLF Alumni class of 2018, guest speaker Morag Barrett

May 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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A special gathering of all RLF Alumni to celebrate the class of 2018 plus an interactive presentation from guest speaker Morag Barrett. Morag Barrett, CEO SkyeTeam SkyeTeam is the brainchild of Morag Barrett (nee McLeod). Morag’s experience ranges from senior executive coaching to developing high impact teams across Europe, America and Asia. She is a highly effective speaker, trainer and executive coach. Morag draws from a deep and unique operational skill set. Her corporate career started in retail banking with…

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SIM Foundation V.I.P Networking Reception Keynote, Dean Kamen

May 15 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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The inaugural SIM Foundation V.I.P Networking Reception is a premier night for the national SIM community to gather with an exemplary group of senior leaders and give back to our communities. This evening reception will include a keynote from Dean Kamen the founder of FIRST Robotics and a prolific inventor, entrepreneur, and tireless advocate for science and technology, will deliver a keynote address.. Dean Kamen, Founder, FIRST Dean Kamen is an inventor, an entrepreneur, and a tireless advocate for science…

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Terry Brock, Emcee

May 16 @ 8:00 am - May 17 @ 5:00 pm
6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Terry L Brock, Content Weaver Terry Brock is more than just a social media marketing speaker, or a technology trends expert. He packs his presentations with “Gee Wiz!” joy for gadgets, solid business strategies to build relationships, and inspiration to try new things to improve the bottom line. He is a syndicated columnist with Business Journals. This 43-paper network stretches across the US and reaches decision makers, business owners and people serious about doing business. With over 40 million pageviews…

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Achieving Digital Trust: The New Duty to Prove the Truth

May 16 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
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An event every day that begins at 2:45pm, repeating indefinitely

Oceans 11, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Within just a few years, the world’s systems and humankind have experienced a rude awakening: no longer can anyone presume any digital information to be true. Every business decision that relies on the digital assets under your control must first ask, “Can this information be trusted to be true, or could it be ‘fake news’?”  As more and more automation pressures IT executives to create, and manage, machines as the authors of critical information records, how can you succeed in…

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Leading with Hi-Tech or Hi-Touch? – Using EQ to Influence and Motivate Your Team

May 16 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
Oceans 10, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Your IQ or EQ – which one holds the power to help you become a more effective leader? In today’s business world your Interpersonal relationship skills will help you climb up the leadership ladder faster than your IQ and work skills. Emotional Quotient, also known as Emotional Intelligence (EI) is gaining its place as a key topic taught in the business world. This program will give you the skillsets to manage your emotions, increase your influence and elevate your relationships…

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How To Thrive Under Unprecedented Disruption

May 16 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
Oceans 12, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr.
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Pundits, analysts, practitioners and academics believe 2019 will be the most disruptive year in the history of civilization. At the center of all this sturm und drang sits the CIO confronting “a series of great opportunities, brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems.” In the next 12 months disruptive technologies and practices will: Expand the possibility set of high-performance Business Models rendering some modes of operation dysfunctional; Reshape the solution provider ecosystem ; Discombobulate expectations of what IT is supposed to do;…

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Adding Value through Research: Solving Problems and Answering Questions

May 16 @ 9:45 am - 10:30 am
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Relevance and impact of business school research is disappointing. Less than half of academic articles published are ever cited and less than 5% of business research is funded by corporations. Professors get release time from teaching to conduct research which is unfortunately too often funded by taxpayers, tuition, and university endowments. In this provocative session, Wetherbe will discuss how to connect research to business, the field of information systems and improve the economics and value of business school research. Dr.…

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AI no more a fad: Cognitive Analytics drives quantifiable ROI

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Latest technological trends such as machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, and cognitive computing are taking the market by storm, in fact, at AIG, 145,000 incidents have been solved by using co-bots (five machine learning algorithms), giving 23,000 hours of productivity back to AIG’s humans. Today, CIOs say the future is now where ML has begun to impact core business functions. Interestingly, BofA Merrill Lynch Global sees the market for AI reaching $70 billion, by 2020. If you ever…

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Limbitless Solutions

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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Due to complexities and costs, children have limited access to high fidelity prosthetics. Using additive manufacturing and a novel approach for integrating artistic design into robotics, the Limbitless Solutions research group at the University of Central Florida is creating empowerment technology that not only allows for individual finger dexterity but also provides superhero expression. To advance training aims, custom simulation and video games have been created to provide engaging opportunities to master bionic function and support human computer interactions. Dr.…

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Upholding Ethics and Digital Trust – Breakout Thursday AM

May 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld®, 6677 Sea Harbor Dr
Orlando, FL 32821 United States
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